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Yates: District Not Forthcoming With Responses

Speaking during the public participation portion of the Oct. 24 Lexington-Richland School District 5 board meeting, retiree Ed Yates expresses his frustration with district officials regarding his attempts to get answers on questions concerning district spending.

Yates says all he’s been doing is asking questions about how some of the district money has been spent, but he feels the district has not been forthcoming with its responses. Continue reading

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District 5: Let Taxpayers Look Up Data Themselves

When Lexington-Richland School District 5 Chief Financial Officer Karl Fulmer is asked if the district’s online check registers can be made easier to read by using account names instead of 15-digit codes, he says the district is only required to publish its check registers.

Afterward, board member Ed White says that since the district recently posted information on its website explaining how expenditures are categorized by code, District 5 constituents can go look up the information for themselves. Continue reading

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